Documentation from Bowery’s 1988 performance.
Written by Simon Casson, producer of Duckie, this is a polemic letter responding to the consultation towards the McMaster Review for James Purnell and the Department of Culture Media and Sport, condemnning the state of art-funding.
Surveys the evolving and diverse nature of nightlife in New York profiling over 30 artists
Charts the rise of London’s club scene from Punk in the late 1970s to the New Romantics in the 1980s.
Texts, documents, illustrations, photographs and commentaries regarding TOPY, the most influential magikal commune of the 80s and 90s. Contributors: Carl Abrahamsson, Jason Louv, Malik, Coyote 37, Jean-Pierre Turmel, Chloe, Hilmar orn Himarsson, The Abominable TV Snowman, Eden 211, Eden, Andi Brechen, sexuality, sex, Coyote Two, Simon Woodgate, Jay Kinney, Brother Words, Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge, Desmond Hill
A collection of vibrant photographs by Oggy Yordanov, revealing the outrageous fashion of London's pulsating club scene in the 21st century.
Club Kids: From Speakeasies to Boombox and Beyond is a visual study and critical analysis of the social trends relating to ‘club culture’. Contributors: Francis Bacon, George Melly, Muriel Belcher, Harry Belafonte, Paul Anka, Klaus Nomi, Jonny Thunders, Andrew Logan, Jonny Sluit, Specimen, Steve Strange, Leigh Bowery, Walt Paper, Misshapes, Carri Mundane, Feral, Boy George, Spandau Ballet, Michael Alig, Ryan Styles, Matthew !WOWOW!, Beth Ditto, Molaroid, Jodie Harsh, Scottee, The-O Adams, Gary Card, Matthew Glamorre, Henry Holland, Gwendoline, K-Tron, Jonny Makeup, Ricard Mortimer, Princess Julia.
Publication charting the development of the art scene in the East Village during the 70s and 80s
Also in this issue, articles on Ali G, ‘performing black’ (Rachel Garfield – ‘Just Who Does He Think He Is?’) and on ‘The Living Archive’.